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Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting Neurodegenerative...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support pairs of researchers to collaborate...

Oct 10, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Supporting a Patient-Led Movement to Cure ALS — and Other Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (September 25, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $453,000 in funding for I...

Sep 25, 2019 · 5 min read

Education

Sesame Workshop and The Primary School to Create and Share Innovative Curriculum, Helping Early... Sesame Workshop and The Primary School to Create and Share Innovative Curriculum, Helping Early Childhood Educators Mee...

Sesame Workshop, The Primary School, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today announced a collaboration to create a new...

Sep 12, 2019 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (August 13, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2020 CZI...

Aug 13, 2019 · 2 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to...

Jun 21, 2019 · 4 min read

Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support open source...

Jun 18, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Agains... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Against Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting...

Jun 11, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance... McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation...

Jun 6, 2019 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Housing Lab

BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in...

May 23, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to...

Apr 9, 2019 · 8 min read

Grants

Our Grantmaking

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone....

Mar 29, 2019 · 2 min read

Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists...

Mar 19, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed to Learning Science

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the...

Mar 15, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More... CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More Classrooms

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the...

Mar 7, 2019 · 4 min read

Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating Opportunities in Technology fo...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support today of three organizations working to create opportunities in...

Mar 6, 2019 · 4 min read

Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve...

Feb 27, 2019 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Innovative Coding Program Expands Opportunities for Women Incarcerated in Oklahoma

For Immediate Release Contact: press@chanzuckerberg.com MCLOUD, Okla. (February 11, 2019) — Today, The Last Mile (TLM),...

Feb 11, 2019 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support to Valor Collegiate Academies

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we know that helping young people develop the skills and abilities they need to reach...

Feb 7, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing... Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists...

Jan 24, 2019 · 5 min read

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